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游轮
yóu lún



游轮
ferry


Definitions

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ferry
     1. 摆渡;渡口;渡船
Components
yóu
     1. to swim
           他 游 得 最 遠。 - He swam the furthest.
           他們 一起 游 向 那 艘 船。 - Together they swam to the ship.
     2. reach; part of a river
           上游 - upper reach, upstream
           下游 - lower reach, downstream
     3. (zh-alt-form, 遊*) (all senses).
lún
     1. wheel
     2. edge, rim
     3. round (of talks, performance, etc.)
     4. to take turns
           輪 到 你 了。 - It's your turn.
           我 等 咗 十 幾 分 鐘 都 仲 未 輪 到 我,真 係 離晒譜。 - I've waited for over ten minutes now and it's still not my turn; this is ridiculous.
     5. (comparing people's ages) a cycle of Chinese zodiac, twelve years
           我 比 他 大 一 輪。 - I'm 12 years older than him.
     6. (Classifier for moon.)
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